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Leaving Familiar, Learning to Love New Places

I’m pretty sure no one calls New Jersey a wilderness, but given that it will be new to me, given that it will be my personal next Unknown, at least for awhile, this piece of wisdom from beloved Wendell Berry … Continue reading

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Summer of Solid Rocks

The summer after my first “marriage” ended has a name.  I use quotation marks around the word marriage (and later for the word divorce) not because the relationship wasn’t real or committed.  It was.  The quotations are there to reflect … Continue reading

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The Fierce Sanity of Stones

A friend of mine who had great trouble with her mind told me once that she had brought a stone into her apartment, and when she felt her mind going, she would concentrate on the stone.  She said, “There is … Continue reading

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